Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this golden macaw, is another important reason to save the carbon storing Amazonian rainforest.
Extract and burn more coal. Open public space and the seas to oil exploration. Turn federal lands and environmental regulation over to the states and convert the federal Environmental Protection Agency
Human existence is utterly dependent on wild plant species we’ve shamefully neglected. Now Kew has become a global voice for plants There seem to have been no national ceremonies to mark the end of botany.
Cleanup efforts continued Friday after a leaky pipeline valve spilled almost 30,000 gallons of crude oil into a gorge in Ventura. Up to 700 barrels of crude bled Thursday into Prince Barranca, a gorge
Why Electing A President Who Believes In Climate Change And Wildlife Conservation Is More Important Than Ever
Climate change is happening. More Americans than ever believe that anthropogenic climate change is here. Yet somehow, Congress, hasn't gotten that message. Image Credit: Huffington Post Images The signs
The Pilcomayo River in Paraguay is littered with dead caiman and fish carcasses as the government scrambles to find a solution. Vultures rest in the tree’s upper branches, their black bodies in stark to
A great tract of Earth is on fire and threatened species are being driven out of their habitats. This is a crime against humanity and nature I’ve often wondered how the media would respond when eco-apocalypse
The use of solar energy is expanding worldwide but the efficiency of silicon solar cells has made very little progress in the last few decades. Could perovskite solar cell be the answer to high-efficiency
Carbon captured by coal plants would drive turbines that deliver power at night. Two big problems have been vexing environmental scientists for decades: How to store solar energy for later use, and what
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will miss its emission-reduction targets under the Paris climate agreement if 19 pending natural gas pipelines are built across eastern states, a report published
By Stan Cox The heat wave that barbecued the Midwest this past week is pressure-cooking the East Coast this weekend. With temperatures and humidity indexes hitting triple digits, city dwellers have no
The future of carbon capture Humans have built vast systems to dredge carbon out of the earth and hurl it into the sky — cars, planes, ships, factories and power plants all across the globe. As carbon
From supermarket bags to CDs, man-made waste has contaminated the entire globe, and become a marker of a new geological epoch Humans have made enough plastic since the second world war to coat the Earth